The Theft of Sunlight (Dauntless Path #2) (Hardcover)
HarperTeen, 9780062835741, 528pp.
Publication Date: March 23, 2021
About the Author
Intisar Khanani grew up a nomad and world traveler. Born in Wisconsin, she has lived in five different states as well as in Jeddah on the coast of the Red Sea. She first remembers seeing snow on a wintry street in Zurich, Switzerland, and vaguely recollects having breakfast with the orangutans at the Singapore Zoo when she was five. She currently resides in Cincinnati, Ohio, with her husband and two young daughters.
Intisar is also the author of Thorn. To find out what she is working on next and connect with her online, visit www.booksbyintisar.com.
Praise For The Theft of Sunlight (Dauntless Path #2)…
— School Library Journal (starred review)
“Khanani beautifully crafts Alyrra’s quiet but clear journey of self-definition… [Thorn] is sure to appeal to fans of Carson’s The Girl of Fire and Thorns and Ahdieh’s The Wrath and the Dawn.”
— Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books (starred review)
“Immersive and captivating…[will] draw in fans of fantasy and slow-burn romance.”
— Kirkus Reviews
“Thorn is a lovely atmospheric fairytale fantasy about a girl and her found family. I loved it!”
— Gail Carriger, New York Times-bestselling author of the Parasol Protectorate and Finishing School series
"A quietly profound and beautiful fairytale retelling that I'll be recommending for years."
— S. A. Chakraborty, author of City of Brass
“Lush and vividly imagined, THORN takes a folktale we think we know and turns it into something new: a story of and for our time, with lessons that will remain with readers long after they have finished the last, glorious pages.”
— G. Willow Wilson, author of The Bird King
"Khanani’s Thorn explores themes of resilience, responsibility, and identity in a darkly captivating retelling that is more than the sum of its parts. This is the kind of book that digs under your skin and makes a home, demanding reflection and frequent re-reads.”
— Tracy Banghart, author of Grace and Fury
"A vivid retelling of a classic tale, full of love, justice, and empathy."
— Emily B Martin, author of the Creatures of Light series